Policy

GAP open for applications


Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market.

Victoria has released the first Victorian Gas Program (VGP) Progress Report, with initial analysis showing onshore conventional reserves are much smaller than the offshore resources.

The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has given the green light to China Energy Reserve and Chemical Group’s (CERCG) takeover offer for AWE.

The Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP) will open to applications early in the New Year, to further strengthen the East Coast gas market.

Green gas key to energy future: APGA


An independent report has found that ‘green’ (decarbonised) gas offers some of the lowest cost opportunities to provide Australian energy consumers with affordable, reliable and carbon-neutral energy.

APPEA unveils Board appointments


The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has elected Shell Australia’s Zoe Yujnovich as Chair and Woodside Energy’s Michael Abbott as Vice Chair.

The Western Australian Government will terminate a State Agreement governing natural gas exploration and production in the Canning Basin.

The Australian Government’s Offshore South East Australia Future Gas Supply Study has confirmed the urgent need to develop new offshore and onshore gas supply for eastern Australia.

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has thrown his support behind hydrogen at the launch of the Australian Council of Learned Academies' (ACOLA) The role of energy storage in Australia’s future energy mix report this week.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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